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#1231428 - 07/29/17 08:24 PM Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun?
buckeye_guy Offline
Marksman

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 242
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Newport News
Any recommendations on a good double barrel for a Short Barreled Shotgun?

Considering:
Bikal
Stoeger
Winchester Model 28
Savage
House Brand guns (Sears, Montgomery Ward, Western Auto, etc - Usually made by Savage)

Thanks

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#1231432 - 07/29/17 08:36 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
buckeye_guy Offline
Marksman

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 242
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Newport News
Some additional info. This will be 100% Legal - I am in the NFA section.

Want to stay below or close to $300 for the gun before my $200 tax stamp.

I don't want to "destroy" anything with collector value.

Want easy parts availability if needed and want something built like a tank.

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#1231441 - 07/29/17 08:40 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
FrostyEOD Offline
It's got electrolytes.

Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 142
Loc: Fairfax
City or County: Virginia
If it were me, I'd do a Stoeger like this one http://www.vaguntrader.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/1226990

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#1231449 - 07/29/17 08:58 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
buckeye_guy Offline
Marksman

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 242
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Newport News
Thanks. I saw that post and am considering it.

I know you can read nearly anything on the internet (I pretty much ignore single users that flame a specific gun - or single users that praise them highly), but several folks that used them for Cowboy action seem to replace them every few years. Not sure if this is out of necessity or they just want a new shiny toy. The doubles sometimes also seem to have an issue with the device that switches between barrels on the single trigger models.

Love catch-phrase "It's got electrolytes."

Thanks

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#1231456 - 07/29/17 09:28 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
buckeye_guy Offline
Marksman

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 242
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Newport News

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#1233197 - 08/02/17 07:14 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
troutnut Offline
Fish fear me.

Registered: 02/02/15
Posts: 874
Loc: Mcgaheysville
City or County: Rockingham
Don't believe Winchester made a model 28. They do make a 21 which is going to be way above the $300 limit . Not to mention it would be a shame to chop up an old classic. Stevens 311 is a decent gun for that sort of thing

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#1234892 - 08/06/17 06:54 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
buckeye_guy Offline
Marksman

Registered: 02/26/15
Posts: 242
Loc: Tidewater
City or County: Newport News
Troutnut,

You are correct. I meant the Winchester Model 24.

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#1249794 - 09/09/17 01:43 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
dustydog Online   content
drooling old single shot fanatic

Registered: 06/19/09
Posts: 1968
Loc: Chester
City or County: Chester
A shoutout for the 311.A friend of mine from the 70's who worked as a member of the RPD had one of the best "confiscated" collections I have ever seen,and a 311 with somewhat "stubby" barrels (around 10") was fascinating. Seeing what it did with 2 3/4 #1 buckshot to a dead refrigerator at 10 yards was UNUSUAL.He and the "collection" are gone a lot of years,but the memory still is there.Adios,Fitzs!
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#1416785 - 10/30/18 03:35 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
Cash is King Offline
Nice guy.

Registered: 09/15/11
Posts: 4691
Loc: Woodbridge/Stafford/Gloucester...
City or County: Prince William, Stafford & Gloucester monthly.
Double would be fun...

So would a takedown pump...

https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/13236843
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#1417477 - 11/01/18 04:58 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
dustydog Online   content
drooling old single shot fanatic

Registered: 06/19/09
Posts: 1968
Loc: Chester
City or County: Chester
Hmmmm........how about a Winchester 97?

Got me thinking cash...........what do you think of a Savage 24v with 10" or so barrels? the existing stock on such could be remodeled into a graceful shape (think 1807 Harper's Ferry pistol),sort of American howdah pistol,and stout enough for hunting. Couple of chamber inserts for the .30-30 in .327 magnum(would allow small game shooting with all the standard straight rimmed .32 pistol cartridges) and there you go.Only hard part would be designing a proper sight system for the rifle barrel.
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#1418320 - 11/03/18 11:11 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: buckeye_guy]
rromeo Offline
Full Auto

Registered: 07/06/10
Posts: 1457
Loc: Chesapeake Bay
City or County: Eastern Shore
Would a Savage 24 be a short barreled rifle or shotgun?
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#1419767 - 11/07/18 10:20 PM Re: Good Double for a Short Barreled Shotgun? [Re: rromeo]
dustydog Online   content
drooling old single shot fanatic

Registered: 06/19/09
Posts: 1968
Loc: Chester
City or County: Chester
Originally Posted By: rromeo
Would a Savage 24 be a short barreled rifle or shotgun?



It would be a marked return to practicality in a simple effective arm in the fashion of the H&R Handy Gun,Ithaca Auto & Burglar,and the greatest backpacker's firearm of the bunch,the Marble's Game Getter,only in a modern format.
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